Duration 2h 17m
Distance 163.3 km
Average price ₹1,300
Possible routes 5 found

Chennai to Auroville

Rome2rio has found 5 ways to get from Chennai to Auroville by train, bus, taxi and car. We recommend taking the train from Chennai Egmore to Tindivanam and then taking the bus from Tindivaram to Pondicherry, which takes around 3h 18m.

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Train, bus

  1. Chennai Egmore
  2. Tindivaram
  3. Auroville
3h 18m
Alternative routes

Bus

  1. Chennai
  2. Auroville
3h 49m
₹852 - ₹1,171

Train

  1. Chennai Egmore
  2. Auroville
3h 56m
Cheapest
₹416 - ₹476

Taxi

  1. Chennai
  2. Auroville
Fastest
2h 17m
₹2,700 - ₹3,300

Drive

  1. Chennai
  2. Auroville
2h 17m
₹1,100 - ₹1,800

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Chennai to Auroville? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Auroville is to train which costs ₹410 - ₹480 and takes 3h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Auroville is to taxi which costs ₹2,700 - ₹3,300 and takes 2h 17m.

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The distance between Chennai and Auroville is 131 km. The road distance is 163.3 km.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Auroville without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 18m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Chennai to Auroville, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Auroville is to bus which takes 3h 49m and costs ₹850 - ₹1,200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₹410 - ₹480 and takes 3h 56m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chennai to Auroville is 163 km. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from Chennai to Auroville.

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There are 729+ hotels available in Auroville. Prices start at ₹7,500 per night.

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How to travel from Chennai to Auroville

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Chennai to Auroville right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Chennai and Auroville?

Parveen Travels operates a bus from Chennai to Auroville every 4 hours, and the journey takes 2h 53m. RedBus also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Indian Railways operates a train from Chennai to Auroville twice daily. Tickets cost ₹130 - ₹150 and the journey takes 3h 36m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹105 - ₹120

Contact Details

Train from Chennai Egmore to Tindivanam
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
₹105 - ₹120
Book at
irctc.co.in
Train from Chennai Egmore to Villianur
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
₹130 - ₹150
Book at
irctc.co.in

About this operator

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Bus operators
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly

Contact Details

Bus from Tindivaram to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Bus from Chennai to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
parveentravels.com
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily

Contact Details

Bus from Tindivanam to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kalladatravels.com
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800

Contact Details

Bus from Chennai to Pondicherry
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
₹550 - ₹800
Book at
Redbus

Other operators
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹3,300
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Estimated price
₹2,700 - ₹3,300
Savaari Car Rentals Private Limited
Phone
+91 95 66 63 33 35
Website
savaari.com
Karthik Travels
Phone
+91 44 24 62 22 22
Website
karthiktravels.com
Drop Taxi
Phone
+91 79 99 22 20 00
Website
droptaxi.in

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